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  • Posted: Feb 5, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Olam International was established in 1989 with 1 product in 1 country, trading cashew from Nigeria into India. Today we are a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 65 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 13,800 customers worldwide. Our team of 23,000 employees has built a leadership position in many businesses inclu...
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    Materials Planner

    Manages and ensure availability of locally sourced and imported raw/packaging materials. Maintain stock levels of ordered materials as per the agreed stock norms to help in achieving the supply chain objectives whilst optimising working capital and ensuring stock availability at the lowest cost.

    Materials Planning Manager is responsible for the management and communication of material forecasts with suppliers and pro-actively identifying and managing any potential supply constraints. S/he also manages supplier relationships and accountability in conjunction with Procurement and resolve materials supply issues or conflict escalations from other internal stakeholders.

    Key Deliverables

    Materials Requirements Planning

    • Stock is to be managed within working capital targets.
    • Ensure regular update and maintenance of MRP Master Data.
    • Monitor stock levels and work closely with the Procurement team and suppliers to ensure appropriate stock levels are maintained both on-site and at the suppliers to ensure that service level targets are met.
    • Coordinate in conjunction with Procurement on material planning and sourcing activities.
    • Keep track of materials usage versus BOM target and flag concerns to stakeholders accordingly.

    Manage relationship with suppliers

    • Meet suppliers on a regular basis to identify and manage possible constraints, up to 52 weeks forward
    • Work with Procurement to manage and ensure supply consistency and Supplier reliability. Provide data to establish and report Supplier performance rating scores.

    Procurement

    • Ensure the timeous delivery of stocks to site and escalate to Procurement where required
    • Track Working Capital of packaging and raw materials on a weekly basis.

    Requirements

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree/HND in any discipline from a reputable Institution
    • Supply Chain (APICS etc) qualification (added advantage)

    EXPERIENCE:

    Essential

    • 3-5 Years exposure to broad based procurement.
    • Working Knowledge of Operations Planning / Supply Chain modelling and optimization
    • Experience in managing external parties.
    • Experience working and interacting with all levels in a business.

    Preferred

    • FMCG experience

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Olam Nigeria Limited on careers.olamgroup.com to apply

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